June 19, 2014 4:04 pm

15 compelling images of Canmore in the 2013 flood

ABOVE: 15 compelling images of Canmore in the 2013 floods.

A year after the devastating floods in southern Alberta, here’s a “by the numbers” look at the impact on Canmore:

1,200 - The number of people evacuated.

44 - The number of homes damaged or destroyed along Cougar Creek.

$6 million - Estimated damage to homes along Cougar Creek.

$8 million – Estimated damage to homes along Stone Creek.

30 -  The number of businesses damaged.

$4 million -  Estimated impact on businesses.

272 - The number of claims filed under the Disaster Recovery Program.

7 - The number of days the Trans-Canada Highway was shut down.

14  – The number of days a boil water advisory was in effect.

5,000 - The number of calls to Canmore Emergency Operations Centre.

$16 million - Initial damage estimate to town infrastructure.

$30 million - Estimated total damage to the town.


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